Activities

This page includes some activity ideas to assist in the development of a fun, educational and safe program for your Group/Section.

| CANADIAN PATH + TRAIL CARDS |
| BEAVERS | CUBS | SCOUTS | VENTURERS | ROVERS |



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Below is a message from Scouts Canada about the Canadian Path. Click on the following link and you’ll be directed to the CP resources page: http://www.scouts.ca/canadianpath/resources.html

Scouts Canada is embarking on a new journey and is looking for your help in bringing great Scouting Adventures to more Canadian youth. Join us on the Canadian Path as we launch the next great chapter in Canadian Scouting. Working together as one Scouts Canada, we will not only revitalize our Scouting programs, we will revitalize Scouting in Canada.

The following are example trail cards you can use with your fellow Scouters and Youth, including a BLANK card so you can get creative!
Trail_Card – BLANK.xlsx
Trail_Card – Ballon_Pop_Challenge.xlsx
Trail_Card – Flag_Pole_Challenge.xlsx
Trail_Card – Go_for_Gold!_Challenge.xlsx
Trail_Card – Save_Sam_Challenge.xlsx



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Beavers BEAVER SCOUTS (COLONY) | Ages: 5-7 | [SCOUTS.CA: BEAVER SCOUT PROGRAM]
Outdoor Activities: Nature walks and hikes
Urban walks
Picnics
Family-based camping (e.g. traditional camp-site, at a zoo, etc.)
Campfire
Playing at a nearby park
Tree planting
Outdoor games and sports
Indoor Activities: Crafts (e.g. painting, drawing, etc.)
Indoor games and sports
Storytelling and playacting
Sleepover (e.g. regular meeting place, aquarium, etc.)
Spiritual fellowship
Invite a guest speaker (e.g. veteran, police, etc.)
Provide demonstrations (e.g. first-aid)
Education/Tours: Fish hatchery tour
Search & Rescue tour
Fire department tour
Police station tour
Stave Lake Dam tour

Beavers CUB SCOUTS (PACK) | Ages: 8-10 | [SCOUTS.CA: CUB SCOUT PROGRAM]
Outdoor Activities: Challenging hikes
Weekend camping
Campfire
Canoeing / Kayaking
Outdoor games and sports
Indoor Activities: Crafts (e.g. model-building, etc.)
Indoor games and sports
Music, storytelling and playacting
Invite a guest speaker (e.g. veteran, police, conservation officer, etc.)
Provide demonstrations (e.g. first-aid)
Education/Tours: Work towards badges
Fish hatchery tour
Search & Rescue tour
Fire department tour
Police station tour
Stave Lake Dam tour
FLEX training

Scouts_Logo-150x150 SCOUTS (TROOP) | Ages: 11-14 | [SCOUTS.CA: SCOUT PROGRAM]
Outdoor Activities: Extended hikes
Lots of camping
Council/regional Jamborees
Canoeing / Kayaking
Rock-climbing
Mountain biking
Indoor Activities: Gadgets
Running an activity themselves (indoors/outdoors)
Participation in provincial or national youth forums
Invite a guest speaker (e.g. veteran, police, conservation officer, etc.)
Provide demonstrations (e.g. standard first-aid)
Education/Tours: Work towards badges
Search & Rescue tour/demonstrations
Wilderness/survival training
Camp organizing/planning
Provide OOS (Offer of Service to younger Sections)
FAST training

Venturers_Logo-150x150 VENTURER SCOUTS (COMPANY) | Ages: 14-17 | [SCOUTS.CA: VENTURER SCOUT PROGRAM]
Outdoor Activities: Extended hiking
Rock-climbing
Backcountry trips combining activities together (e.g. hiking, camping and canoeing)
Attend Council/regional social camps
Skiing, snowboarding and other winter activities
Indoor Activities: Organize and plan activities (indoor/outdoor)
Social outings within company and/or link with others (e.g. laser tag, etc.)
Planning lengthy/complex excursions
Complete the Survivorman Challenge
Operate Company and conduct business
Plan youth-led fundraising
Lasertag
Education/Tours: Work towards badges and awards (e.g. Queen’s Venturer & Duke of Edinburgh)
Wilderness/survival training
Become a Scouter-in-Training (SIT) (e.g. Beaver Leader)
Run activities for younger sections
Become a Vocational Venturer (Medical, Police, Fire)
Provide OOS (Offer of Service to younger Sections)
FOCUS training

RoversLogo ROVER SCOUTS (CREW) | Ages: 18-26 | [SCOUTS.CA: ROVER SCOUT PROGRAM]
Outdoor Activities: Lengthy/extended hiking
Challenging rock-climbing
Backcountry trips combining activities together (e.g. hiking, camping and canoeing)
Attend Council/regional social camps
Indoor Activities: Organize and plan activities (indoor/outdoor)
Social outings within crew and/or link with others
Planning lengthy/complex excursions
Complete the Survivorman Challenge
Operate Crew and conduct business
Education/Service: Provide service: Run food drives, park clean-ups, tree planting, etc.
Become a Vocational Rover (Medical, Police, Search & Rescue)
Become a Scouter for younger sections (e.g. Assistant Venturer Advisor)
FOCUS training
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